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General Awareness Quiz 16

1. The Passive Resistance Association was first formed by Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa in 1906 to organize a campaign against the introduction of–
(A) Poll Tax (B) Certificate of Registration
(C) Legislations against Indian Businessmen (D) Legislation to disenfranchise the Indians
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2. Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the given rulers of ancient India?
(A) Ashoka-Kanishka-Milinda (B) Milinda-Ashoka-Kanishka
(C) Ashoka-Milinda-Kanishka (D) Milinda-Kanishka-Ashoka
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3. Which one of the following states of India is the largest producer of lignite coal?
(A) Maharashtra (B) Gujarat
(C) Madhya Pradesh (D) Tamil Nadu
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4. Which of the following dentition is found in crocodiles?
(A) Acrodont (B) Pleurodont
(C) Thecodont (D) None of these
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5. Which one among the following has the specialized absorptive tissue in roots?
(A) Orchids (B) Epiphytes
(C) Monocots (D) All of these
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6. Which one of the following computers performs the computations by naturally occurring chemical reactions?
(A) BZ computer (B) LR computer
(C) Quantum computer (D) Molecular computer
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7. A new All India Service can be created by–
(A) A resolution of the Rajya Sabha (B) An act of Parliament
(C) An order of the President (D) A resolution of the UPSC
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8. The functions of the UPSC can be extended by–
(A) President (B) Prime Minister
(C) Parliament (D) Ministry of Personnel
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9. If India decides to have a Presidential form of Government, the first and foremost Amendment has to be made affecting the–
(A) system of Judiciary (B) composition of Parliament
(C) executive-Legislature relationship (D) provisions pertaining to Fundamental Rights
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10. Tropical cyclone of Philippines is termed as–
(A) Typhoon (B) Willy Willy
(C) Hurricane (D) Baguio
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11. French Canadians are largely concentrated in
(A) the lowlands along the St Lawrence river in Quebec (B) the areas all along the US border with Canada
(C) the province of Ontario bordering the Great Lakes (D) the wheat belt in the lower interior plains
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12. Companies pay corporation tax on their–
(A) investments (B) incomes
(C) production (D) sales proceeds
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13. Platinum Jubilee Year of RBI is–
(A) 2009-10 (B) 2010-11
(C) 2011-12 (D) 2000-01
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14. The notion of saptanga that was introduced in Arthashastra includes–
(A) kings, territory, administration and treasury
(B) music, dance, ragas and wrestling
(C) ministers, civil servants, subalterns and those involved in Espionage
(D) aristocrats, acharyas, traders and monks
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15. The Ashtadhyayi of Panini, the Mahabhashya of Patanjali and the Kashika Vritti of Jayaditya deal with–
(A) Principles of Law (B) Principles of Phonetics
(C) Principles of Grammar (D) Principles of Linguistics
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16. The most famous cartoonist based in Goa, who died recently, a most notable personality also in art, films, literature, music and sports. What is the name of the personality?
(A) Amichand Raj Bansi (B) Satyadev Dubey
(C) Mario Miranda (D) Sujan Carlos
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17. Which one among the following parts is used to obtain the purest form of cellulose from plants?
(A) Root hairs (B) Stem hairs
(C) Leaf hairs (D) Seed hairs
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18. The ancient Indian play Mudrarakshasa of Vishakhadutt has its subject on–
(A) a conflict between Gods and Demons of ancient Hindu lore
(B) a romantic story of an Aryan Prince and a tribal woman
(C) the story of the power struggle between two Aryan tribes
(D) the court intrigues at the time of Chandragupta Maurya
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19. Shahgarh area in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan was in news in the year 2006 because of which one of the following?
(A) Finding high quality gas reserves (B) Finding uranium deposits
(C) Finding zinc deposits (D) Installation of wind power units
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20. A fault in a computer program which prevents it from working correctly. What is it known as?
(A) Booting (B) Bug
(C) Swarm (D) None of these
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21. Antivirus software is an example of–
(A) Business software (B) An operating system
(C) A security utility (D) None of the above
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22. An Unix command that provides information about users logged into a system is known as–
(A) Pointer (B) Finger
(C) Server (D) Finder
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23. The Constitution of India does not mention the post of–
(A) the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha (B) the Deputy Prime Minister
(C) the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha (D) the Deputy Speaker of the State Legislative Assemblies
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24. Which Amendment of the Constitution gave priority to Directive Principles over Fundamental Rights?
(A) 24th Amendment (B) 39th Amendment
(C) 42nd Amendment (D) 40th Amendment
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25. A major portion of the Constitution–
(A) can be amended by simple majority (B) can be amended by two-thirds majority
(C) can be amended only with State ratification (D) cannot be amended
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